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Chicken Katsu Curry

This dish is super easy to make and tastes just like the Katsu Curry in Wagamamas!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword chicken katsu curry, katsu curry, katsu curry recipe, wagamama katsu curry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 581kcal


For the Katsu curry sauce:

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 5 peeled garlic cloves
  • 2 carrots, chopped and peeled
  • 2 tbsp Plain flour
  • 1 tbsp Medium Curry powder
  • 600 ml Chicken Stock
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala

To make the crispy chicken coating:

  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • 100 g Plain flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 120 g Cornflakes or Panko breadcrumbs
  • Olive Oil


  • Preheat your oven to 200C and then start to make the sauce by heating the oil in a pan or wok.
  • Add the onion and garlic and fry for a couple of minutes. Then add in the chopped carrot and cook for around 10 minutes with the lid until the vegetables are soft.
  • Stir in the flour and Curry Powder and cook for a minute.
  • Next, pour in the Chicken Stock slowly until its all been combined.
  • Add in honey, soy sauce and bay leaf and bring to the boil.
  • Simmer and cook for around 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  • While you are waiting for your sauce, prepare the chicken. Lay the flour, egg and cornflakes on separate plates.
  • Coat the chicken breasts into the flour, then the egg and lastly cover with the cornflakes.
  • Spray with oil and pop into the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Once your sauce is ready, add in the Garam Masala and Salt and Pepper.
  • Pass through a sieve for a smooth sauce or leave as is for a chunky sauce depending on your preference.
  • When the chicken is cooked, slice and serve with the sauce, rice, and vegetable choice (we usually have ours with Pak Choi.
  • Enjoy!